The Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive: A Brief Guide for Real Estate Investment Businesses

July 13, 2011
The Alternative Investment Fund Managers (“AIFM”) Directive will establish an EU-wide regulatory and supervisory framework for alternative investment funds. Although primarily aimed at hedge funds, the broad scope of the Directive means it will impose compliance obligations on many other businesses including real estate businesses. This update examines how the Directive will affect real estate investment businesses.